Archive | Mar 09, 2017

Certain Songs #813: John Wesley Harding – “Nothing I’d Rather Do”

Album: Here Comes The Groom
Year: 1990

When your stage name is from a Bob Dylan album and you’ve snagged the crack rhythm section that powered Elvis Costello’s greatest records, then the pressure is on for you to deliver the songwriting goods to the nth degree.

And for the most part, as much as I really wanted to like John Wesley Harding’s well-reviewed 1990 album Here Comes The Groom, with one exception, it didn’t do all that much for me.

But oh, what an exception!!